Hatteras Fishing Report

Fishing News on Hatteras Island

Surrounded by water and in close proximity to the Gulf Stream, Hatteras Island emanates a life rich in fish culture. Some islanders fish for a living, some islanders fish for fun, some islanders sell fish in their restaurants and some islanders prepare bountiful fish-rich meals for their families. One thing is for sure, the various Hatteras Island fisheries have an impact on those who are blessed to call this place their home and we love sharing them with our friends and neighbors. While the docks are always abuzz with fishing action, sharing with you is exactly what we aim to do. Check out our fishing report below to stay tuned on what's being caught, what they're using to catch them and the fisheries that are ever-changing!

From Sea to Plate

One of the most exciting things about fishing is the catch itself. That glorifying moment when the hunt becomes luctrative and you're fighting nature's ancient battle of man vs. animal. One of the most of satisfying things about fishing is when your catch is sitting before you in the...

Bak Bar Inshore Charters Cobia

We had a beautiful sunny day on Wednesday with slightly slower fishing but the Cobia are finally biting! Offshore boats had scattered catches of Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, and Amberjack. Some Marlin reports as well.

Inshore catches brought us some nice Cobia, Red Drum, Spanish Mackerel, and...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Great fishing on Tuesday and the Mahi have arrived! Several boats caught their limits of Mahi Mahi, along with scattered Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and Atlantic Bonita.

Inshore boats had good catches of Drum, Bluefish, scattered Spanish Mackerel, and some hammerhead catches and...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Boaters and anglers can't seem to catch a break with this wind lately! Despite the rough seas, we still had some good catches. Offshore was mainly Dolphin and we're seeing some good gaffers, as well as Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, and scattered Wahoo.

Inshore boats got on the Spanish...

Dunn Deal Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Fishing picked up on Sunday and the wind is gradually dying out. Offshore, we mainly saw catches of Dolphin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and King Mackerel.

Inshore boats had Drum, Bluefish, and a few Trout and Spanish Mackerel.


Jack Wilson caught a Wahoo: 49 lbs

We still had rough seas on Saturday but saw some decent catches regardless! Offshore catches consisted of Dolphin, Tuna varieties, King Mackerel, and Barracuda. 

Inshore we had Drum, Trout, Bluefish, and Spanish Mackerel.


Jeff Joyner caught and released a...

Offshore boats finally got back out on Friday but wind speeds were still high, making for very rough fishing. Some boats came in early but we did see some nice fish despite the conditions. Several Dolphin, and a few Yellowfin Tuna were the main catches of the day.

Inshore we saw some Drum...

Hallelujah Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras OBX

The same story continued yesterday with offshore boats being held at the dock due to high winds. Today (Friday) it is letting up enough for them to get out so we're eager to see what they bring back this afternoon!

Inshore boats had Red Drum, Sheepshead, Speckled and Grey Trout, and...

Speck-Tackler Fishing Teach's Lair Hatteras Inshore Fishing Charters

Only a couple offshore boats got out on Tuesday due to continuing high winds. We saw some bailer Dolphin along with a variety of bottom fish: Triggerfish, Snapper, Black Sea Bass; and sharks.

Inshore boats caught limits of Puppy Drum, some...

Speck-Tackler Fishing Hatteras Inshore Charters

Offshore boats did not go out on Saturday due to high wind and sea conditions....

Dunn Deal Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Offshore boats finally got out on Friday! We saw good catches of Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, bailer Dolphin, and a few Wahoo.

Inshore boats caught Red Drum and Trout.


Jonathan Harrup caught and released a shark measuring about 85 inches (Harper's Folly)